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            Employment and assignment of employees

            A person may be employed in the Agency if, in addition to the general terms, he/she meets the following special requirements
            1) has not been sentenced for a criminal offence against the constitutional order and security of the Republic of Macedonia, freedoms and rights of the individual and citizen,the economy, Armed Forces of the Republic of Macedonia, official duty, serious crimes against life and body,property, or for a criminal offence committed out of covetousness and dishonest motives,
            2) there is no pending criminal procedure against him/her for criminal offences,
            3) no security measure has been pronounced against him/her, with a final judgment, or prohibition to perform a profession, activity or duty while such measure is active and,
            4) he/she is healthy and psychologically-and physically capable.An employee who has been sentenced for a criminal offence which is prosecuted ex officio or against whom a security measure of prohibition to perform a profession, activity or duty has been pronounced, shall have his/her employment in the Agency terminated on the date the effective judgment is served to him/her.The procedure upon a public notice for employment of persons in the Agency may be longer than the time defined by law, but no longer than three months. Employment in the Agency without a public notice takes place for special jobs with high school graduates, students in all levels of studies, and scholarship holders of the Agency. A person who is employed or assigned to a certain special job requiring professional training is referred to professional training and advancement in corresponding organisations from the field of education, that is, other forms of professional training. The time spent in the professional training of a trainee is included in the training period.An employee who is referred to professional training and advancement shall have free-of-charge accommodation and food, that is shall have the costs for transportation, accommodation and food compensated. With a resolution of the Director, an employee in the Agency may be assigned to any organisational unit in a job that corresponds with his/her professional qualifications. The appeal against the resolution shall defer the execution of the resolution. The employee who, due to unjustified reasons, fails to appear to work within seven days from the date the resolution was served to him/her, shall have his/her employment terminated. The resolution for assignment in an organisational unit outside the seat of the Agency shall be reconsidered every year since the assignment was made. The employee shall have the right to a salary in the amount of the salary earned in the last month prior to the assignment if that is more favourable for him/her, compensation of the travel and moving costs, remuneration for separate life if no accommodation or apartment is provided for him/her, a seven-day paid leave every three months and compensation of the transportation costs for the closer family from which the employee lives separated. When the assignment is longer than six months, the employee shall be provided for with accommodation or apartment.

            Mr Nakje Chulev

            Born: 26 July 1972, Kavadarci
            Nationality: Macedonian
            Education:
            1995: Faculty of Security, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
            Working experience:
            1999: Intelligence Agency
            1999-2003: Case officer in the Directorate of Intelligence Collection against International Terrorism and Organised Crime
            2003-2007: First Secretary in the Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia to Ankara, Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
            2007-2011: Advisor in the Directorate of Intelligence Collection against International Terrorism and Organised Crime
            2011-2012: Director of Operations
            27.03.2012: Appointed as an Acting Director of the Intelligence Agency
            27.03.2013: Appointed as Director of the Intelligence Agency
            Foreign languages: English, Turkish
            Marital status: Married, two sons

            Contact with the Agency

             

             

              Intelligence Agency
            Address
            III Makedonska Brigada bb
            1000 Skopje
            Republic of Macedonia
            Telephone ++ 389 2 3294 999
            Fax ++ 389 2 3294 098
            E-mail
            Director of the Intelligence Agency
            direktor@ia.gov.mk
            Cabinet of the Director of the Intelligence Agency
            kabinet@ia.gov.mk
            International Cooperation Department
            megunarod@ia.gov.mk
            Public Relations
            ar11@ia.gov.mk
            Technical Support
            webmaster@ia.gov.mk

            Competence of the Intelligence Agency

            The Intelligence Agency is competent to collect data and information of relevance for the security and defence of the Republic of Macedonia and the economic, political and other interests of the state. The Agency analyses and researches the data and information and is obliged to inform the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Government of the Republic of Macedonia and other state bodies on issues of relevance for their field of work. The Act on the manner of information is adopted by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, upon prior consent of the President of the Republic of Macedonia.

            Civil control over the Agency

            The Assemby of the Republic of Macedonia oversees the work of the Agency through a corresponding commission. The Commission submits a report to the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia about the activity performed once a year at the most. Prior to submitting the report the Commission is obliged to communicate the same to the Director of the Agency...

            Legal regulation

              Law on the Intelligence Agency

             

            Changes in and supplements to the Law

              Decision on changes and supplements 13.05.1998
              Decision on changes and supplements 12.07.2000
              Decision on changes and supplements 21.11.2001

            Competence of the Intelligence Agency

            PROF.DR. VLADO POPOVSKI

            Prof.Dr. Vlado Popovski was born on 21.09.1941 in the village of D.Dupeni, Prespa, Republic of Macedonia. He completed his elementary education in Shtip, and gymnasium and Faculty of Law in Skopje. He completed his master’s studies in Skopje on the thesis: "Political institutions of old Greece". His doctor’s degree was on the thesis: "The constitutions in the Macedonian national liberation movement as an indicator of its statehood character", thereby acquiring the doctor’s degree in historical sciences. He has been elected as: an Assistant and Scholarly Associate at the Institute of Sociological and Political-Legal Researches in Skopje; Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje; and Associate Professor and Full Professor at the Faculty of Law on Skopje. He has been the Minister of Defence, Minister of Justice, and Director (founder) of the Intelligence Agency of the Republic of Macedonia. In 1991 he was a member of the Expert Team that drafted the text of the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia.

            PROF.DR. ALEKSA STAMENKOVSKI

            Aleksa Stamenkovski was born on 11 January 1952 in Vitolishta, Prilep. He graduated from the Faculty of Economy in Skopje in 1974. In 1986 he completed his master’s studies in the field of marketing at the Faculty of Economy in Skopje. He acquired his title of doctor of economy in 1992 also at the Faculty of Economy in Skopje. He has twenty-nine years of working experience in the field of administrative affairs related with defence, its budgeting, planning, management and strategic planning. During this period he has worked as the head of a division for defence planning, Advisor and Assistant to the Republican Secretary of Defence, Vice Secretary in the Ministry of Defence, an Advisor in the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Deputy Director and Director of the Intelligence Agency, Head of the Crisis Management Centre and Professor at the Military Academy and the Faculty of Philosophy – Institute for Defence and Peace Studies (Visiting Professor). In 2005 he was elected as Professor at the European University of the Republic of Macedonia - Skopje, where he is currently the Vice President of the European University.

            DRAGI GROZDANOVSKI

            Dragi Grozdanovski was born in 1957 in Bitola. He completed the Faculty of Law. Grozdanovski was a representative from the VMRO-DPMNE ranks in the first composition of the Parliament, was the Chairman of the Council of the Bitola Municipality and at the same time coordinator of the Municipal Committee of VMRO-DPMNE in Bitola. He carried out the office of the Director of the Intelligence Agency twice – in the period from March 2000 to February 2002 and from May 2003 to September 2004.

            DOSTA DIMOVSKA

            Dosta Dimovska was born in Skopje, on 17 February 1954. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje, where later on she worked as an expert associate. She was a representative in the Assembly of RM from 1991 to 1994, and at the same time was the chairman of the Parliamentary Commission for International Relations. In 1998 Dimovska was elected as the Vice Prime Minister in the Cabinet of Ljubcho Georgievski. From 27 December 1999 to 13 May 2001 she was the Minister of the Interior of Macedonia. On 25 February 2002 she was appointed as the Director of the Intelligence Agency, and she left the office on 5 May 2003. In early 2007 Dimovska was appointed as the Director of the Cultural Information Centre of Macedonia in Sofia, Bulgaria. She carried out this office until March 2010 and, after suffering brain hemorrhage, she passed away in Sofia, on 4 April 2011.

            PROF.DR. LAZAR KITANOVSKI

            Lazar Kitanoski was born on 25.04.1948 in Ohrid. He completed his elementary and secondary education at the Faculty of Law in Skopje. In 1981 he acquired his master’s degree, and in 1995 acquired his doctor’s degree in the field of sociological-politicological sciences. In 1991, Prof.Dr. Lazar Kitanoski participated in the working group that drafted the concept and the text of the working version of the first Constitution of the independent Republic of Macedonia. In 2001 he took part in the Ohrid talks which created political conditions for putting an end to the conflict in the Republic of Macedonia. He was a consultant in a number of legal projects and member of the legal council of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia. In the period from 1997 to 2006 he was engaged in projects related to the Euro-Atlantic integrations of the Republic of Macedonia, in particular in the field of security and defence. He carried out the following state functions: Minister of Defence in the Government of the Republic of Macedonia (1997-1998), a representative in the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia (1998-2002), National Security Advisor to the President of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia (2002-2004), National Security Advisor to the President of the Republic of Macedonia (in 2004), Director of the Intelligence Agency (2004-2006) and a representative in the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia (2006-2008).

            KIRE NAUMOV

            Kire Naumov was born on 10.01.1971. In 1995 he graduated from the Faculty of Economy, and in 1998 completed his postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Economy, Belgrade, Serbia. From 1996 to 1997 he was an Assistant in the Financing and Control Sector in the Agency for Transformation of Public Enterprises with Social Capital, and in 1997 was an Assistant at the Faculty of Economy. From March 2003 to April 2004 he was an Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, and as of May 2004 an Economic Advisor to the President of RM. From 21 July 2006 to 29 August 2007 he carried out the office of the Director of the Intelligence Agency.

            VIKTOR DIMOVSKI

            Viktor Dimovski was born on 26 May 1959 in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. 1978-1982 he graduated from the Faculty of Law in Skopje. 1995 to 1996 he advanced his education at the National School for Administration (L‘ENA) - Paris, France. 1982 - 1995 he worked at the Ministry of the Interior, and 1996-2003 worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs performing the following functions: 1996-1998 Assistant Minister – Head of the Sector for the Balkans; 1998-2001 Assistant Minister – Head of the Sector for Southeast Europe; 2001-2003 State Councilor; 1998-2000 National Coordinator of the Republic of Macedonia for CEI; 1999-2000 Chairman of the Macedonian team in the Joint Diplomatic and Expert Commission for the Definition of the state border between the Republic of Macedonia and Federal Republic of Yugoslavia; 1999-2003 National Coordinator of the Republic of Macedonia for SECI; 2000-2001 Chairman of the Committee of SEECP Political Directors; 2003-2007 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Macedonia to Serbia and Montenegro; 2004-2007 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Macedonia to the State of Israel (resident in Belgrade). In September 2007 he assumed the office of the Director of the Intelligence Agency.

            ALEKSANDAR BOCINOV

            Aleksandar Bocinov was born in Pula. He completed the Faculty of Political Sciences. He worked in the Sector for Military Intelligence at the Ministry of Defence. He was appointed as the Director of the Intelligence Agency on 10.06.2009. He came to the position of the Director of AR from the Security and Counterintelligence Directorate.

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